Australian Open: Nadal to take on Dzumhur in third round

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RAFAEL NADAL enjoyed another straight sets win to complete smooth progress to the last 16.

The Spanish superstar tore past No. 28 seed Damir Dzumhur of Bosnia & Herzegovina 6-1, 6-3, 6-1 on Margaret Court Arena to reach the fourth round for the 11th time.

Two-time Australian Open semi-finalist Agnieszka Radwanska rallied from a set and a break down to beat Ukraine's Lesia Tsurenko 2-6 7-5 6-3 to reach the third round. He will take on Argentina's 24th seed Diego Schwartzman in tomorrow's fourth round.

Meanwhile, Bulgaria's Grigor Dimitrov defeated Dennis Novak 6-3, 6-2, 6-1 in the match which lasted over one hour 38 minutes.

Dimitrov, a semifinalist previous year, was a set and a break to the good but errors began to creep into his game and he surrendered the initiative as Rublev broke twice to level the match and then moved a break ahead in the third set. Wozniacki needed to win the last six games of her second-round match against Jana Fett to stay in the tournament, and says she's playing with "house money".

Former Australian Open champion Angelique Kerber beat Croatian Donna Vekic 6-4 6-1 to celebrate her 30th birthday with a third round berth at Melbourne Park.

"Playing Jo, I was obviously very nervous, he was a guy I looked up to as a kid, still do", said Kyrgios, per the AP. "People think I'm cool, but I wanted him to think I was the coolest person ever", he said. "Leonardo is a player with big potential", said Nadal, who won the French and U.S. Opens a year ago but had his preparation for Australia delayed because of an injured right knee.

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Alize Cornet took a medical timeout and had her pulse and blood pressure checked during her match with Elise Mertens when the French player complained of shortness of breath. "I haven't heard about that", Agassi told AAP at the Australian Open.

"Well, a lot", she said.

And the Bulgarian delivered in a testing 6-3, 4-6, 6-4, 6-4 win over Russian rising star Andrey Rublev as temperatures touched 40 Celsius (104 Fahrenheit).

"That was insane", Wozniacki said after winning the last six games in a memorable 3-6, 6-2, 7-5 victory.

Keothavong's night got slightly worse when Troicki hit an errant backhand return that slammed directly into the chair umpire's head during the tiebreaker.

"You just have to always be on in the match".

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